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Amanda Thorpe

Finger sores - Calcinosis!

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Hello All

 

Please read Christine's post about calcinosis as she could do with some advice.

 

Thanks and take care.


Amanda Thorpe

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I dont' do much except for being very gentle. I have digital ulcers and calcinosis. Preventing Raynaud's attacks has helped the digital ulcer case. As far as the calcinosis though, if one breaks don't pick at it and make sure to use an antibiotic ointment or something. Once they get infected it can turn really bad. Sometimes I try to push out as much of the calcium as I can, and quickly put hydrogen peroxide on it. I have this feeling that that deposit is really full and bothersome.

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